Paper Box Set
Instructor Susan Joy Share

Virtual Workshop
Sunday November 14, 2021
1 to 4 PM Eastern Standard Time
From wherever you are, VIA ZOOM
(This workshop will be recorded, and video will be available to registered students for two weeks after the workshop)
Class limit: 12

In this workshop you will learn to fold collapsible rectangular paper boxes and incorporate them into an accordion book with a wrap-around cover. These boxes may be containers for images and text, other book forms, and treasured items. We’ll also will look at several simple closures. Materials include text & card weight papers and common adhesives. This is a nice opportunity to explore your paper collection... or to start one.


Advance registration is required for all JCBA workshops. For more details or to register, email JCBA Director John Cutrone ( John will send you an email explaining how to pay your tuition online. It's a simple process.


Our suggested tuition rate for this course is $75, but your tuition is Self-Determined. Our goal is to make this workshop experience accessible. If your personal financial situation is difficult right now, pay what you can. If you can afford to pay more, we deeply appreciate that. Use our suggested tuition of $75 as your guide and go from there.


Tablet or computer with Internet connection, plus the supplies and materials listed here in this PDF document.


Susan Joy Share is a visual artist, bookbinder and performer. She has exhibited, performed, and taught across the US, including a solo exhibition at the Jaffe Center for Book Arts in 2013 that included a performance at the 500-seat University Theater. Share has taught at many institutions including Penland School in North Carolina, Anderson Ranch in Colorado, and Haystack Mountain School in Maine. She has received Rasmuson Foundation (AK) and Center for Book Arts (NYC) Fellowships and is in collections at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, DC, and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, as well as the Jaffe Collection.